Funding: $1,440,000,000 

Description: Provides funding to states and other entities to ensure that states have the capacity to promote the achievement of digital equity and support digital inclusion activities. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is required to begin distributing the State Digital Equity Capacity Grants within two years of the distribution of the planning grants. States must apply for the grants and provide a description of the state’s administering entity, its Digital Equity Plan, and certification that the state will implement that plan to NTIA.

Eligible Recipients: Formula funding to States, Territories, District of Columbia

Eligible Uses: Planning (e.g. feasibility), broadband adoption/digital literacy/tech support 

State Administering Agency: TBA

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